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15-06-2016, 17:09
Onde-onde is one of traditional cakes in Indonesia, and particularly being famous in Mojokerto Regency, East Java, since Majapahit era. We can find Onde-onde in traditional market or in some stores or even in fancy restaurants. Onde-onde is made from wheat flour or glutinous rice flour, which is fried or boiled and its surface is paved with sesame seeds. There are a varieties of onde-onde, the best known are onde-onde that made of glutinous rice flour and green beans paste inside. Another variation is only made from wheat flour and there is color-coded on the surface like a white, red, or green, it known as wheat onde-onde, the typical onde-onde from Mojokerto.

Mojokerto, is famous as Kota Onde-onde or Onde-onde city. In fact, there is one particular onde-onde producer that well-known among the society, which is Boliem. We can say that Boliem is a pioneer in the production of onde-onde in Mojokerto. Boliem is a family business that now has spread its stores in the town of Mojokerto. The characteristic from onde-onde Boliem is, it always wrapped. So, each onde-onde is wrapped in wax paper that has logos Boliem on it. It differentiates from other manufacturers of onde-onde.